We’ve introduced safety measures including closure of some indoor seating areas, screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. In line with government guidance, you're required to wear a face covering in most enclosed spaces, unless exempt. Please bring one with you. We’ll also only be accepting card payment. We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone.
We're looking forward to welcoming you back. We’ve reopened the places you love, safely and in line with government guidance. We recommend you book in advance for visits to gardens and parks, especially at busy times such as weekends. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel.
Open daily from 9am-4pm, on the menu here we have a range of light lunches, one-pots, pasties and sausage rolls. Cream teas and baked goods are available too, as well as sandwiches. We're operating a one-way queueing system with social distancing measures clearly marked for your safety. Please wear a mask when queuing indoors.
At Cotehele you can pick up a bite to eat as you explore from the Quay Kiosk, which is open daily 10am-4pm. The Piggery Kiosk nearer to the house is also open Friday - Sunday, 10am-4pm, serving hot and cold drinks and light snacks.
Lanhydrock reaches its best in the autumn and winter, with scarlet acers and yellow tulip trees lighting up the estate. You’ll find the Park Café conveniently located for a pre- or post-walk takeaway bite of homemade food made from ingredients sourced locally. Open 9.30am-4pm daily.
The Old Kitchen tea-room at Arlington Court is open 10.30am-3.30pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Stop by for freshly prepared sandwiches and hot snacks, hot and cold drinks, cakes, bakes, crisps and confectionary to takeaway.
The Ox Yard restaurant is open on Saturdays and Sundays. Freshly baked pasties and sausage rolls, hand cut sandwiches, locally-made ice creams, cakes, bakes and children's picnic boxes are all on the menu, and you can even get a cream-tea to go.
Situated just a stone's throw from the Teign Gorge, the café at Castle Drogo is the perfect place to refuel after a long walk. Open Fridays-Sundays, the café is currently providing a limited menu to takeaway, including sandwiches and light snacks as well as some warm options.
Café Coleton is the perfect place to pick up something tasty to enjoy on a stroll around the winter garden. The café is open 11am-4pm on Saturdays and Sundays, and will be serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks.
The Barn Café is the perfect place to pick up something tasty to take with you round the garden. Open 11am-4pm on Saturdays and Sundays, we'll be serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks.
Open 10am-4pm, no matter what tickles your taste buds there’s bound to be something to tempt you in the Stables Café. There’s home-made, seasonally inspired one pots, a range of cakes and traybakes, and even brunch until 11.30am. There's both indoor and outdoor seating; with over 250 acres to explore here, you'll be ready for a rest and refuel.
The deepest river gorge in the South West, with 30m high waterfall, Lydford Gorge gorge is filled with wildlife, plants and trees that enchant the senses. The waterfall tea-room is open 11am-3.30pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
In this dramatic river gorge and ancient woodland, the tea-garden at Watersmeet House has been serving teas since as far back as 1901. You can grab a takeaway Cornish pasty or cream tea daily from 10.30am-4pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
The takeaway café at Castle View visitor centre, which can be found next to the car park, is the perfect pit-stop for a drink and a light bite to takeaway before explore the countryside that surrounds Corfe Castle. At the castle you'll find a lovely tea-room. Both reopen from Thursday 3 December.
There’s so much to choose from in the Stables café, open 10am-4pm daily. Enjoy a treat after a long walk or stop by for a cuppa before you set off to explore the sweeping lawns, Japanese Garden, woodland and parkland walks at Kingston Lacy. There's plenty of picnic benches set up in the parkland so you can enjoy your lunch or favourite cuppa with a view.
The tea garden takeaway kiosk at Dyrham Park is open serving a range of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, pasties, cakes, bakes, scones, ice creams and snacks. Perfect fuel for a walk around the parkland and garden.
Exploring 10.5 acres of inspiring gardens or walking in the beautiful countryside around Hidcote can build up an appetite. To keep your energy levels up why not pop into Winthrop’s Café, situated within the gardens, and choose from our selection of hot and cold drinks and snacks?
The tea pavilion at this Tudor hunting lodge set proudly in an estate on top of the Cotswold escarpment, looking down into the Ozleworth valley and to the Mendips beyond, is open Fridays - Sundays, 11am-4pm.
The takeaway kiosk has reopened 11am-2.30pm, Wednesday - Sunday, serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. You can pick up a treat to enjoy as you explore the walled White Garden, Rose and Iris Garden and Lily Garden which were influenced by Gertrude Jekyll.
The Tenant's Hall pop-up café is open 10am-3.30pm on Saturdays and Sundays. This building was originally designed as the great Gatehouse, and from here now you can pick up takeaway drinks and light bites to enjoy as you walk the garden and soak up the views.
Fyne Court is a hidden gem in the heart of the Quantock Hills. You can explore this wild garden and discover pieces of its history hiding in the undergrowth, and pick up takeaway food and drinks for your walk from the tea-room open 10am-3pm daily.
The takeaway café at Brean Down is open 10am-4pm daily, perfect for picking up something tasty to enjoy on a walk along the beach or Somerset’s greatest natural pier with dramatic cliffs and far-reaching views.
There are three places to pick up a treat at Tyntesfield: the Cow Barn cafe at the start of your journey, set in the old dairy stalls at Home Farm, the Pavilion Cafe, with picnic benches overlooking Tyntesfield's new traditional orchard, or the brand new Griddle Pod, serving cheese toasties and hot chips.
The Circles Restaurant offers a wide selection of takeaway hot and cold drinks and a variety of delicious cakes, bakes and savoury snacks, ideal for enjoying as you walk around the world's largest prehistoric stone circle.
The Stables café is open 11am-4pm, serving a limited range of takeaway hot and cold drinks and some light snacks. A perfect pit-stop after a quiet countryside walk through changing autumn colour in Lacock village and the Abbey garden.
Here's our pick of the most beautiful, tranquil, exciting and inspiring gardens in the South West to walk through this winter. Come rain or shine, these special places are filled with fresh air and tranquillity.
If you're in need of a National Trust fix but can't get out at the moment, we have some different ways you could recreate your favourite places from the South West at home, from baking to knitting to cut-out and create models.
More than 100 gardens and parks and hundreds of coast and countryside places are open in England and Northern Ireland. Following the latest government guidance, all houses in England and Northern Ireland are closed. We're reopening our places in Wales from Monday 9 November for visitors who live in Wales in line with Welsh government guidelines following the firebreak lockdown. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at weekends and school holidays. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel. Find out how to book and what to expect from your visit.